David Bulla

Interim Chair

David Bulla

Interim Chair


Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Communication


David W. Bulla, associate professor of communication at Augusta University, teaches journalism and public relations classes. Bulla concentrates his research on nineteenth-century press performance, particularly during the Civil War.


  • MA, Journalism Indiana University Bloomington, 2004

  • Ph.D., Mass Communications University of Florida, 2004

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • COMM 2010

    Media Literacy
  • COMM 4960

    Prof. Internship
  • COMM 4950

    Adv Spec Topics in Comm: Sports Communication

Teaching Interests

Reporting, writing, historical research methods


Selected Recent Publications

  • Abolitionist Editors: Pushing the Boundaries of Freedom’s Forum, 2018
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

Research Interests

19th-Century Journalism history

Department Service

  • AU Student Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists 2017 - 2018

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Department of Communication Promotion and Tenure Committee 2017 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • The Southeastern Review of Journalism History 2017 - 2018

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor